Walnuts

Walnut (Juglans sp.) is the most important temperate nut fruit of the country. Walnut in India are found in differet sizes and shapes. The Indian walnuts are categorized into 4 categories viz., paper-shelled, thin-shelled, medium-shelled and hard-shelled. Walnuts flourished at altitudes of 900 to 3000.

Varieties:
Walnut varieties grown in different states of India are: 
Jammu and Kashmir Lake English, Drainovsky and Opex Caulchry
Himachal Pradesh Gobind, Eureka, Placentia, Wilson, Franquetfe and Kashmir Budded
Uttaranchal Chakrata Selections
Areas of Cultivation :
The major growing area is Jammu and Kashmir, Uttaranchal and Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh, with Jammu & Kashmir occupying the largest share in total area and production.
India Facts and Figures :
The country has exported 2,191.19 MT of Walnuts to the world for the worth of Rs. 55.27 crores/ 8.27 USD Millions during the year 2016-17.
Major Export Destinations (2016-17): The major importing countries of walnut from India are France,United Kingdom, Netherlands, United Arab Republic, Nepal ,Germany and Sweden.